The Muppets

News, Reviews & Features
  • Muppets Most Wanted

    Movie Review | Rob Young | 25th March 2014

    As the jovial opening number points out, the Muppets are back, by popular demand. Because that's what they do in Hollywood, even if everybody knows the sequel's never quite as good. Nevertheless, the studio considers them a viable franchise. The tune, happily poking fun at Hollywood's fascination with sequels, is just one of the many self-depreciating, self-aware gags that litter this sequel.

  • The Muppets

    Movie Review | Ali | 11th February 2012

    I'm not quite old enough to have enjoyed The Muppet Show the first time around, so despite being a fan of Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal and all things Henson, I never really had Kermit and co as cultural touchstones growing up. However, even without that built-in base of nostalgia, I can wholeheartedly recommend The Muppets' big-screen comeback to moviegoers young, old and in between – I can't remember the last time I giggled so long and hard at such wanton silliness.

  • Well, at least one good thing came from the Oscar nominations...

    Movie News | Luke | 24th January 2012

    A single nomination for Drive, three nominations for Transformers: Dark of The Moon, bugger all for Shame; whatever your interpretation of the Academy's choices, I hope you're all as excited about the following realisation as we are...

  • Muppets posters = instant happiness

    Movie News | Ali | 3rd October 2011

    Down about the weather/economy/Italian legal system? Bookmark this page for an instant jolt of happy: four new posters from The Muppets Movie. It's biologically impossible not to smile while viewing them.

  • 50 Muppets and their real-life acting counterparts

    Movie Feature | Luke | 31st May 2011

    Have you heard? There's a new Muppets movie in town! But before Kermit and his fuzzy companions hit the big screen, we thought we'd have a bit of fun matching up Muppets with their real-life acting doubles, and these were the results...

  • Muppets 1, Wolfpack 0

    Movie Trailer | Ali | 26th May 2011

    Look, it's another teaser trailer for The Muppets, this time riffing on - and therefore improving on - The Hangover: Part II.

  • Prepare to lose your shit for The Muppets trailer

    Movie Trailer | Luke | 23rd May 2011

    We could keep up the pretence that this trailer for 'Green With Envy' isn't a viral campaign for The Muppets, but it's Disney who are the deceptive party here, not us.

  • It's time to raise the curtain on 'The Muppets'

    Movie News | Luke | 8th November 2010

    It may be a miserable night in the UK, but this first glimpse of Jason Segel and James Bobin's The Muppets movie should bring a smile to your face, and put some warmth in your black heart.